Summer Drink Series: Jallab

Summer’s almost over, but it’s never too late to cool off with this popular drink from the Levant: ‘Jallab‘ or ‘????‘ in Arabic!

With its distinct floral aroma, this drink consists of date & grape molasses, rose water, crushed ice & pine nuts. It is also used to add flavor to ice-cream & yogurt. Try the recipe below!


  • 1 1/2 tablespoon grape syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon date syrup
  • 1-2 teaspoons rose water
  • Pine nuts
  • Golden raisins
  • Crushed ice
  • Water

Pour the syrup & rose water into a tall glass along with crushed ice. Add water & stir well. Lastly, sprinkle a desired amount of pine nuts & raisins. Sahtein!



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